Mark Williams Wins 1st Small Block Title

A good season of racing in the Small Block division. Randy Haydt who won the point title the past 2 seasons was going for the “Hat Trick”. But coming off his 1st Big Block title Mark Williams held off a strong challenge from Bill Rowley to claim his 1st S Block title. Mark scored his single win  at Randy’s Raceway on the 8 lane. Mark also scored 3 Top 5 finishes and 13 segment wins winning the title by 12 points. Bill started off the season with a 2nd place finish in race 1, followed that with 3 more Top 5’s including a 2nd place finish in race 5 at Tom Wenner’s oval. Capping off a good year Bill also had 13 segment wins tying him with Mark for the most. Just 4 points behind, Cory Reinhard had a good Small Block season scoring a win in race 5 at Tom Wenner’s along with 2 other Top 5 runs coming home 3rd in the final standing. Looking for that ‘Hat Trick” point title Randy Haydt had a strong 1st half of the season as he scored 3 Top 5’s but 2 finishes outside the Top5 in the final 3 races dropped Randy to 4th in the standing. Randy and Cory each scored 9 segment wins. Jim LeVan scored a win in race 2 at Randy’s Raceway then followed that up with a 3rd on the Tri-Oval to finish 5th. Jim scored 8 segment wins. [Read more…]

Mark Williams Gets Second Cup Win

NASCAR racing closed out its season on Tuesday night and Mark Williams who started off the season with a win closed out the Cup season with his 2nd win of the year. Mark scored 4 segment wins including  wins on lanes 1 & 2. Cory Reinhard finished off a strong season winning 2 segments for a Runner Up finish. Looking for his 4th straight Cup win Randy Haydt scored 2 segment wins finishing 3rd. Jim LeVan scored 2 segment wins for his 6th top 5 finish of the year was 4th. Toby Reinhard scored his 2nd straight top 5 winning 2 segments to finish 5th.

6th Lauden Seigfried ( 2 wins ) / 7th Savannah Cunnius ( 1 win ) / 8th Scott Bender /  9th Bob Amore ( 1 win ) / 10th Nick Wummer.

FUEL STOPS:

Good having Bill Brenner back with us. Final Cup race had 16 racers in the pits. Good night for team TCs with Cory 2nd, Toby 5th and Savvy 7th all scoring segment wins. Also Nick Wummer with his 2nd straight Top10 run. Season final 3 weeks as Modifieds close out their season on the 8 lane next week, followed by the Banquet, than the drivers meeting for everyone.

Jim LeVan Scores 2nd Sprint Car Win

Jim LeVan opened the Sprint car season with a win and capped off the Sprint car season with his 2nd winged win of the year. Jim ran his fast Orange #1 to 5 segment wins on the middle lanes on way to an impressive win. It was a “TORRID” battle for the Runner Up spot as Lauden Seigfried held off Scott Bender by 1 piece of track for 2nd. Lauden scored 2 segment wins and had lead lap finishes the rest of the way to come home with a strong 2nd place finish. Scott Bender recorded his best Sprint car finish this year winning 1 segment  for a 3rd place run. Billy Decker also turned in his best Sprint car run scoring 2 segment wins to finish 4th. Randy Haydt scored his 2nd straight 5th place finish to close out the Top5.

6th Brian Vanbuskirk ( 1 win ) / 7th Toby Reinhard / 8th John Kosmoski / 9th Tony Zappacosta ( 1 win ) / 10th Brian Sponagle.

HOT WINGS:

Good run by Brian V finishing 6th and getting  a segment win. John Kosmoski was back from his vacation making his 1st Sprint car start finishing 8th. Also good to see Tony Z back also scoring that 1st segment win and a 9th place finish. Next Week Modifieds back on the 8 lane. Mark what happened to the pit row Security ?.

Randy Haydt, Mark Williams Tie for Big Block Title

The Berks Lebanon Modified Racing Series recently capped off its 3rd season of racing. But this year’s 6 race season was still not enough as Randy Haydt and Mark Williams finished in a tie for the point title. Mark scored 3 straight mid season wins, along with 2 other top 5’s and the most segment wins with 22. Randy had a string of 6 top 5’s along with 2 wins including a win in the Series final race to force the tie. The Berks Series tie breaking rules gives Mark the title because of his 3 wins. Scott Bender came home 3rd in the final totals, with his best run was a 3rd place finish at Woodland Raceway. Toby Reinhard scored 3 Top 5 finishes to start the season, then just missed out on his 1st Series win in the Opener by 9 pieces of track to finish 2nd. Toby scored 8 segment wins for a solid 4th place finish. Closing out the Top 5 ,just 5 points behind Cory Reinhard had a pair of 4th place finishes, along with 4 segment wins capping off a good season with a 5th place finish. [Read more…]

Randy Haydt Scores Close Road Course Win

Cup racing returned to Randy’s Raceway this time for its annual Road Course race. Randy Haydt rolled to his 3rd straight Cup win scoring 3 segment wins. Randy’s win was by just 6 pieces of track over Toby Reinhard who scored 3 segment wins on way to his season best 2nd place Cup finish. Trailing Toby by just 7 pieces of track Brian Sponagle scored 4 segment wins for a good 3rd place run, it was Spoons 5th top 5 cup run of the season. Just 12 pieces of track behind Brian Vanbuskirk scored his best Cup finish turning in a solid 4th place run, winning 2 segments. Good run by Lauden Seigfried his 1st time on the Road Course scored 1 segment win to cross the line 5th.

6th Nick Wummer ( 2 wins ) / 7th Mark Williams / 8th Jim LeVan / 9th Larry Sanders /  10th Savannah Cunnius

 

LEFT TURNS:

Road Course race had 15 racers entered. Good to see Larry Sanders almost get a segment win but still a very good 9th place finish. Also strong runs by Brian Vanbuskirk, Lauden Seigfried, and Nick Wummer. Also to good to see Rob London back with us. Modified racing back next week on the Tri-Oval.

Mark Williams Gets 3rd Sprint Car Win

Sprint car racing returned for it’s 4th race of the season and the 1st cars to try out the repaved oval. Mark Williams scored 4 segment wins on way to his 3rd straight winged win. Toby Reinhard had a career best 2nd place finish scoring 2 segment wins. Only 19 pieces of track behind, Jim LeVan scored 1 segment win on lane 2 for a 3rd place finish. Cory Reinhard continued his strong Sprint car season with his 4th top 5 of the season, winning 4 segments to finish 4th. Randy Haydt had a steady run did not score a segment win but came home 5th.

6th Lauden Seigfried ( 2 wins ) / 7th Scott Bender / 8th Billy Decker / 9th Brian Vanbuskirk / 10th Brian Sponagle.

HOT WINGS:

Major handling issues cost Nick Wummer a top10 finish, but did get his 1st segment win on lane 4 finishing 11th. A field of 14 Sprints were in the pits. Brian Vanbuskirk was back after a 4 week vacation and had a good 9th place finish. Want to thank Randy for his hard work on getting the 8 lane up and running good again. Modifieds get back into action next week on the 8 lane.

Randy Haydt, Sheldon Hiester Tie for Big Block Series Win

Sheldon and Randy 1st place tie, Sam 3rd place.

The BLMRS closed out its 3rd season of racing on Saturday at Tom Wenner’s HO Raceway on the fast 4 lane TKO track. A good field of 17 racers were in the pits with a near capacity crowd in the stands. In the BB opener Randy Haydt and Sheldon Hiester each won 4 segments and had only 1 fall off tying for the win, it was Randy’s 2nd of the season and Sheldon’s 1st BB win. Sam Heller scored 2 segment wins for a good 3rd place finish. Shane Hiester tuned in a 4th place finish and Mark Williams scored 2 segment wins on lanes 1 & 2 to finish 5th. Just 2 pieces of track behind Scott Bender scored a 6th place finish. Also just 2 pieces of track behind Jim LeVan scored 3 segment wins finishing 7th. Tom Wenner scored a segment win on lane 1 to finish 8th. Only 3 pieces of track behind Gary Hetrick also scored a segment win on lane 1 to come home 9th. Billy Decker had a steady run to close out the Top 10. [Read more…]

Mark Williams, Cory Reinhard Berks / Lebanon Series Winners

The BLMRS ran its 5th race of the season on Saturday and its inaugural race at Tom Wenner’s  H.O. Speedway.A good field of 16 racers filled the pit area and in the Big Block opener Mark Williams rolled to his 3rd straight Big Block win. Mark had no fall offs and scored 5 segment wins on way to the win. Turning in his best Berks / Lebanon Series finish John Kosmoski won 2 segments on way to a strong 2nd place finish. Gary Hetrick also turned in his best Series finish scoring 2 segment wins to come 3rd. Just 5 pieces of track behind Cory Reinhard scored 3 segment wins on the middle lanes to finish 4th. Just 9 pieces of track behind Randy Haydt also scored 3 segment wins on the middle lanes to close out the Top 5. Jim LeVan finished 6th, Ed Kenderdine was 7th, Scott Bender finished 8th, Billy Decker was 9th, and Tom Wenner was 10th.

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Mark Williams Scores 3rd Mod Win

Mark Williams scored his 2nd straight Modified win and 3rd of the season Tuesday night at Randy’s Raceway, Mark scored 6 segment wins. It was a “TORRID” battle for the Runner Up spot as Cory Reinhard scored his 6th Top5 of the season winnig 2 segments to finish 2nd. He was only 1 piece of track ahead of Scott Bender who won 3 segments to finish 3rd. Lauden Seigfried scored 3 segment wins to finish 4th it was his 3rd top5 of the year. Randy Haydt scored 1 segment win to finish 5th, keeping his string of Top 5 going. Running a sharp new Pop Tart body Brian Sponagle was 6th including 1 segment win on lane 8. Bill Rowley had a good run finishing 7th, Mike Feltenberger scored 1 segment win to finish 8th. Toby Reinhard was 9th, Savannah Cunnius scored a segment win on lane 8 finishing 10th, it was her 3rd Top10 finish.

 

RUB RAILS:

Another good field of 19 racers were in the pit area. Making a late entry to the field Bill Rowley and Bruce Komoldi  were back, Bill had a 7th place finish while Bruce finished 17th. Next Week Sprint car racing returns for their 4th race and for the 1st time a cash dash for segment winners. With Mark doing some maintenance on the track now maybe he can do everything !

Mark Williams, Sam Heller Series Winners at Woodland

Race 4 of the BLMRS was held Saturday at Woodland Raceway in Boyertown, PA. A strong field of 19 racers were in the pit area and in the very competitive Big Block opener Mark Williams made it 2 BB wins in a row. Mark turned in a sweep on his way to the win. Mark needed every piece of track as he held off Tim ” Little T ” Bowers by 2 pieces of track. Little T scored 5 segment wins for a 2nd place finish. Trailing Little T by 1 piece of track Scott Bender also scored 5 segment wins for his best BB finising in 3rd. Also on the lead lap Randy Haydt scored 1 segment win to finish 4th. Making his initial Berks Series start  Lauden Seigfried ran high 19’s turning in a solid 5th place run. Jim LeVan scored 1 segment win finishing 6th.Tom Wenner got his 1st segment win on way to a good 7th place finish. John Kosmoski turned in a 8th place run. Toby Reinhard came home 9th and Billy Decker finished 10th . [Read more…]